Freight congestion in the world’s largest port

Ships abandon Chinese ports to avoid Corona restrictions

Delays caused by COVID-19 testing at the nearby port of Ningbo in China are forcing ships to change course and head directly to Shanghai, causing increasing congestion at the world’s largest container port.

Shipping companies suspended some trucking services near the port after the outbreak of Covid-19, while Bloomberg’s shipping data showed that ships were also rerouting to Xiamen in the south.

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